A Laurel County man died Monday after wrecking a tractor-trailer loaded with landfill garbage in Knott County.
Chester Smith, 46, of London, was driving the 2001 Peterbilt owned by Watco LLC of Somerset when he veered off Ky. 15 at about 8:35 a.m., state police said in a news release.
The truck hit a guard rail and overturned.
Smith, who was not wearing a seat belt, was trapped inside. He was pronounced dead after being extricated by Letcher Fire & Rescue and the Vicco/Sassafras Fire Department, the news release stated.